US Officials



New York, NY

Capelli Sport is proud to announce a new partnership with US Officials. With a multi-year agreement in place, Capelli Sport will become the Official and Exclusive Uniform, Apparel and Equipment Supplier for one of the top youth referee organization’s in the United States.

US Officials is the leader in soccer referee assigning in the Northeast United States, and recently expanded to Florida and the East Coast.  US Officials' goal is to provide their partner leagues with quality referees, while also providing education and help with retention and recruitment of referees.  As partner owners of US Officials, Levon Akoghlanian and Paul Athanasiadis have used their decades of experience in the referee community to create a platform that serves the referees and leagues equally to create a relationship that benefits both groups. 

“We are extremely excited to continue our growth and support of the referee community with US Officials,” said President and CEO of Capelli Sport, George Altirs. Altirs continued, “US Officials is a market leader and we look forward to working with them on many fronts.”

“US Officials is very excited to partner with Capelli Sport.  We look forward to working together to bring new quality referee uniforms and accessories to our Academy programs and to the referees working in our partner leagues in the Northeast and all over the East Coast,” said partner owner Paul Athanasiadis.

Capelli Sport was founded in 2011 by President and CEO George Altirs, with the mission to provide quality, functionality and design for high-level performance on the field. Altirs’ more than 30 years in the apparel, fashion and accessory business with parent company, GMA Accessories, led to the creation of Capelli Sport. The brand’s innovative, world-class training gear, equipment and uniforms have yielded many global recreational, youth, club, collegiate, semi-professional and professional sports partnerships.

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